A town in the Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, Chopan is situated 114 km away from Varanasi and 390 km from Lucknow. Chopan is small town with a population of around 12,131. Chopan is famous for the Markundi Point, which is 20 km away from the Varanasi – Shaktinagar Road. It is also popular for its lake and hilly terrain. Also present in Chopan is the Rihand Dam at a distance of 62 km.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Chopan. Some of them are Radisson Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 3000), Suryauday Haveli (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Meraden Grand (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Lara India Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Chopan is Hindi. The other languages spoken include Urdu and Punjabi.
Almost all the festival celebrated with enthusiasm; Ram Navmi, Diwali, Holi, Nagpanchami, Raksha Bandhan, Eid, Buddh Purnima, Guru Purnima and a lot more.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Chopan. Some of the places are Vaishno Devi Mandir (2 km), Lakhania Dari (40 km) and Rihand Dam (62 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Chopan is the Varanasi Airport. It is located about 105 km away from the town.
Chopan Railway Station has trains to Renukoot, Shaktinagar, Varanasi and Lucknow.
Chopan is well connected within Sonbhadra District. There are daily bus services to Chopan, Renukoot, Shaktinagar, Singrauli, Daltonganj and Sidhi. Bus booking portals like Ticketgoose.com facilitates cheap bus ticket booking because of which online bus booking has become popular amongst travellers.